How to Dye Your Hair Naturally Step by Step
Author: Kelly - Simple Life Mom
Prep time: 12 hours
Total time: 12 hours
  • 8 oz henna powder combination of your choice
  • apple cider vinegar (enough to make a hummus like or yogurt like consistency)
  1. In a glass bowl, use a wooden spoon to combine henna powder with enough apple cider vinegar to make a hummus or yogurt like consistency.
  2. Cover and let sit 12 -24 hours if your home is in the 60s or below. If it is hotter let it sit for 4-12 hours.
  3. Put on an old t-shirt and gather gloves, shower cap, and old towel.
  4. Wet your hair (optional)
  5. Place shea lotion or a non-petroleum vaseline around your face and on your ears.
  6. Get in your tub!
  7. Clip hair up, leaving one section down at a time and apply henna with your gloved hands, starting at your roots.
  8. When hair is covered, wrap hair close to head and apply shower cap and put the towel around your shoulders.
  9. Wipe off drips on your ears and neck.
  10. Leave on your head for 4 hours.
  11. Wash thoroughly with a conditioner. You may need to wash multiple times.
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